University of Minnesota
Immigration History Research Center
ihrc@umn.edu
612-625-4800


Immigration History Research Center.

The Immigration History Research Center and Archives share a mission to promote interdisciplinary research on migration, race, and ethnicity in the U.S. and the world; develop archives documenting immigrant and refugee experiences, especially in the U.S.; and support public programming and outreach efforts that connect U.S. immigration history research to contemporary issues and communities.

IHRC

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Global Race, Ethnicity, Migration seminars

IHRC at 50 Years: Tell Us Your Story!

Spotlight on Selected Sources

IHRC/A Annual Newsletter

 

Conference Call for Papers

Immigrant America: New Immigration Histories from 1965 to 2015

 

Research Projects

The IHRC has many research projects. Learn more about our latest, Immigrant Stories:

News and Notices

  • Grant in Aid recipients to give talks during spring 2015

    More details to be available soon about the upcoming talks by this year's recipients of the IHRC/A Grant in Aid awards: Danielle Battisti (University of Nebraska - Omaha) - Order Sons of Italy in America; Maddalena Marinari (St. Bonaventure University - New York) - Undocumented Italian migrants; John Ryan (University of Northern Colorado) - Italian American identity in the Massachusetts immigrant press.

    (Continue Reading)February 17th, 2015

IHRC Archives

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Archives

Finding aids are online guides to the collections in the IHRC Archives.

  • On site research? Register first in Room 219 Andersen Library.
  • Consultations with collection staff by appointment. IHRCA Hours

Digital Sources

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Search thousands of photographs, illustrations, texts, and other archival materials selected from the IHRCA's collections using the UMedia Archive.

  • On site research? Register first in Room 219 Andersen Library.
  • Consultations with collection staff by appointment. IHRCA Hours

Books

IHRCA's books are catalogued by the University of Minnesota Libraries and their bibliographic records are accessible in the online public access catalogue MNCAT.

  • On site research? Register first in Room 219 Andersen Library.
  • Consultations with collection staff by appointment. IHRCA Hours

Periodicals

  • On site research? Register first in Room 219 Andersen Library.
  • Consultations with collection staff by appointment. IHRCA Hours

Collection Notes

  • Digitized immigrant letters from IHRC Archives available in DPLA

    The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) has recently made content from the Digitizing Immigrant Letters (DIL) project accessible through its search portal. Building on a collaboration with the DPLA and Europeana digital libraries begun in 2012, the present inclusion of the IHRCA's digital archives in the DPLA will make the materials accessible to more researchers and in a wider context.

    (Continue Reading)April 29th, 2015
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